Wednesday 28 September 2022 11:14 AM Jimmy Barnes receives an honorary doctorate from the University of South ... trends now
Music legend Jimmy Barnes has received a doctorate from the University of South Australia for his distinguished service to the community.
The 66-year-old Scottish-born rocker accepted the honorary doctorate on Wednesday in Adelaide as part of the university's September graduations.
Jimmy, who left school at 16 to join Cold Chisel as lead singer, gushed with pride as he posted the news to his Instagram stories.
Jimmy Barnes (pictured), who left school at 16 to join Cold Chisel, gushed with pride as he posted the news of his honorary doctorate on Wednesday
'I am both humbled and proud to be receiving an Honorary Doctorate...' Jimmy shared. 'What an Honour.'
The Cold Chisel founder and fan favourite included several pictures in the story.
Smiling widely, the Soul Deep singer can be seen wearing an open-necked white shirt and black suit